Corruption in land governance is commonly defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain while carrying out the functions of land administration and land management. When land investors target countries with weak governance, the risk of corruption is high. Likewise, corruption is more likely to occur when local elites are able to manipulate their country’s land governance systems for their own benefit.
The world at a glance: incidence of bribing in the land sector
Cameroon’s Code on transparency and good governance is finally here. The law promises to remove the shroud of secrecy that has hovered over contracts and concessions the government has signed with natural resource investors.
Transparency International is seeking a filmmaker to produce a short film of approx. 40 minutes length that tells a story about women, land and corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Transparency International is seeking a consultant to analyse large sets of data and information generated by its Land and Corruption in Africa Programme, and to review, update, complement and finalise the programme baseline. The data and information are generated through desk-based as well as empirical research (quantitative and qualitative).